President Joyce Banda on Tuesday joined the mourning for wife to the People’s Party Legal Advisor, Paul Maulidi and described the death of Mrs Phelire Maulidi as a great loss to the nation.
In her Eulogies during the burial of the late Phelire Maulidi at Chaonekera Village, Traditional Authority Chigaru in Blantyre, Banda said the death has robbed the country of a very productive woman .
She told hundreds of mourners that late Mrs Maulidi was always keen to contribute to social and economic development of her family and the nation at large.
The President said personally, she knew Phelire Maulidi as a woman who was passionate and exemplary to her family.
“Phelire was a woman who loved her family so much and she was also exemplary to others,” said President Banda.
The Malawi leader disclosed that the deceased was instrumental in the formation of the People’s Party (PP), adding that Mrs Maulidi would greatly be missed by the entire PP hierarchy.
The President also commended PP’s officials and members of the public who came from across the country to pay their last respects to Phelire whom she described as enterprising.
Speaking earlier, Vice President, Khumbo Kachale said the dignity of a home is ordinarily derived from a woman adding that it was therefore disheartening to have lost Mrs. Maulidi.
In his eulogy, Traditional Authority Chigaru said people in the area would not forget the good things the deceased used to do to them.
Chigaru said the whole village is in a state of shock following the death of Mrs Maulidi whom she he described as a source of love and unity.
Phelire Joined the Office of the President and Cabinet in 1998 and was later moved to the Accountant General’s office before she finally joined the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Planning in 2010.
Phelire Maulidi is survived by a husband and four children namely Hlupekile, Patience, Philip and Mswati.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :